Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Officer Chemonics International
Chemonics is an international development consulting firm, based in Washington, D.C. Its mission, then and now, is to promote meaningful change around the world, helping people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives.
Chemonics International is hiring for a new USAID program that aims to support the new government, civil society organizations and independent media to advance key transition priorities. The implementation of this program requires a highly integrated and dynamic team approach to creative, coordinated, and effective program implementation in order to meet the program’s objectives.
31 July 2021
The USAID/Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) Transition to New Sudan (TNS) program aims to support the consolidation of Sudan’s democratic transformation through activities that 1. enable the civilian-led government to demonstrate progress on key transition processes; 2. strengthen civic engagement; and 3. expand independent media. TNS is expanding programmatic activities into Darfur, South Kordofan, and Kassala states. The Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Officer (MELO) will report directly to the Chief of Party (COP) or her designee and will work closely with a Grants Officer, Procurement Officer and Program Development Officer to spearhead monitoring and evaluation of programmatic activities to achieve TNS objectives.
Duties and responsibilities:
Leads monitoring of overall implementation of program activities by collecting data in the field and reporting at the output and outcome level in accordance with monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) plan, working under the direction of the MEL manager and closely with the rest of the program team
Work closely with the Program Development Officer and Grants team on developing activity M&E plans and indicators
Supports MEL manager to ensure timely and accurate data collection and reporting for baseline studies, activity monitoring, surveys, pre/post-intervention assessments, and evaluations, using quantitative and qualitative tools, including but not limited to focus group discussions, key informant interviews, qualitative observation, and surveys
Supports regular field visits around the region to program locations and activities. Drafts site visit reports and shares with designated TNS program staff
Collects, analyzes, and systematizes feedback on individual activities or clusters of activities, including identifying lessons learned, including final evaluation reports for all assigned activities
Assists grantees with report preparation to ensure reports capture results and impacts
Schedules, organizes, and carries out the logistics of field data collection
Participates in “Lessons Learned” events to ensure adequate feedback loops for program success
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:
At least 2 years of relevant work experience including experience in monitoring, evaluation, and learning
Bachelor’s degree required
Demonstrated experience with quantitative and/or qualitative research methods
Strong analytical skills and writing abilities
Proficiency with software such as Microsoft Word and Excel; familiarity with statistical software strongly preferred
Fluent Arabic and strong English language skills required
Please submit your CV and cover letter through Sudanjob.net by July 15, 2021 for consideration. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Only final candidates will be contacted for interviews